Research


Using Stem Cells to Regrow Muscle and Bone

March 9, 2011

UConn research could ultimately help patients with degenerative diseases and wounded soldiers.

Fulbright Exchange Brings Overseas Scholars to UConn

March 8, 2011

Visiting Fulbright Scholars work with UConn faculty in a mutually beneficial academic collaboration.

Measuring Yoga’s Effectiveness

March 4, 2011

A UConn psychology professor is conducting research on the effectiveness of different forms of yoga.

UConn Researchers Say State is Adding Jobs, But Wrong Kind

March 2, 2011

A recent report calls for policy changes to focus on jobs that will lead to greater economic growth.

State Grants Pay Off With Key Yale, UConn Stem Cell Finding

February 3, 2011

A key gene in the development of stem cells has been shown to enhance their growth and survival too.

Hemp Produces Viable Biodiesel, UConn Study Finds

October 6, 2010

Industrial hemp, which grows in infertile soils, is a potential source of sustainable diesel fuel.

Recovery from Autism

September 13, 2010

A UConn expert says early intervention can help some children recover from autism.

Student Design Leads to Commercial Product

August 23, 2010

A product developed by senior engineering students is now on the market.

Developing More Efficient Solar Energy Cells

July 27, 2010

Alexander Agrios is probing ways to make inexpensive solar cells more energy efficient.

Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans

July 1, 2010

A psychiatry professor at the UConn Health Center is comparing two treatment approaches for PTSD.

Engineer’s Research Targets Wireless Networks and Security

April 20, 2009

Computer science and engineering professor Aggelos Kiayias has received three new grants from the National Science Foundation for research aimed at improving the security of data transmitted and stored electronically. One project focuses on developing better encryption methods for wireless networks, to combat the widespread problem of data breaching.